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Yamhill County, Oregon (OR)

County population in 2014: 101,758 (77% urban, 23% rural); it was 84,992 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 17,419
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,114
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 19,989
Renter-occupied apartments: 11,193 (it was 8,743 in 2000)
% of renters here:

30%
State:

38%

Land area: 716 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 142 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Yamhill County: 102.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (25.6%), Educational, health and social services (19.5%), Manufacturing (12.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 61%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 35%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Yamhill County, Oregon:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (79.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (14.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • Asian alone (1.4%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (1.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.8%)
Median resident age:  36.0 years
Oregon median age:  38.0 years
Males: 51,074  (50.2%)
Females: 50,684  (49.8%)
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Yamhill County,OR real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Yamhill County:

2.0 people
Oregon:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $51,084 ($44,111 in 1999)

This county:

$51,084
Oregon:

$54,148

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $733 (lower quartile is $578, upper quartile is $948)
This county:

$733
State:

$824


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $238,900 (it was $146,500 in 2000)
Yamhill:

$238,900
Oregon:

$264,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $156,200 - $367,700

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $343,853
Here:

$343,853
State:

$332,215

Townhouses or other attached units: $219,551
Here:

$219,551
State:

$255,740

In 2-unit structures: $192,613
Here:

$192,613
State:

$277,559

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $158,520
Here:

$158,520
State:

$254,081

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $221,695
Here:

$221,695
State:

$317,749

Mobile homes: $109,601
Here:

$109,601
State:

$113,450

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $12,661
Here:

$12,661
State:

$69,169
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,465
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $458

Institutionalized population: 2,412

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 22
  • Burglaries: 139
  • Thefts: 494
  • Auto thefts: 70

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 13
  • Robberies: 6
  • Assaults: 28
  • Burglaries: 197
  • Thefts: 458
  • Auto thefts: 88
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Health of residents in Yamhill County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is about average.
76.2% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
47.5% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
98.4% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 191 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 165 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 406 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 2001: 443 buildings, average cost: $128,100
  • 2002: 619 buildings, average cost: $133,800
  • 2003: 651 buildings, average cost: $146,800
  • 2004: 679 buildings, average cost: $172,200
  • 2005: 902 buildings, average cost: $200,700
  • 2006: 712 buildings, average cost: $213,800
  • 2007: 686 buildings, average cost: $203,800
  • 2008: 302 buildings, average cost: $218,000
  • 2009: 259 buildings, average cost: $189,600
  • 2010: 137 buildings, average cost: $227,100
  • 2011: 157 buildings, average cost: $244,000
  • 2012: 158 buildings, average cost: $265,000
  • 2013: 268 buildings, average cost: $253,300
  • 2014: 299 buildings, average cost: $238,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $2,359 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,928 (1.0%)

Yamhill County household income distribution in 2009 Yamhill County home values distribution Yamhill County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 13.0%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.2% for Black residents, 29.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.7% for American Indian residents, 33.6% for other race residents, 16.5% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 13.0%
Yamhill County:

13.0%
Oregon:

15.4%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.2% for Black residents, 28.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.9% for American Indian residents, 20.7% for other race residents, 15.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 37 years old
(Males: 36 years old, Females: 38 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42 years old, Black residents: 28 years old, American Indian residents: 38 years old, Asian residents: 21 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 32 years old)

Area name: Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Yamhill County is $625 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $723 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1053 a month.

Cities in this county include: McMinnville, Newberg, Sheridan, Dundee, Lafayette, Dayton, Willamina, Carlton, Amity, Yamhill.

Yamhill County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.3%
Oregon:

5.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 5,277
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 6,435 (26% naturalized citizens)

Yamhill County:

7.6%
Whole state:

8.5%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 2,067
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,450
  • 1985 to 1989: 972
  • 1980 to 1984: 496
  • 1975 to 1979: 365
  • 1970 to 1974: 165
  • 1970 to 1974: 124
  • 1965 to 1969: 796
Note: State values scaled to Yamhill County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 63.7%

Yamhill County marital status for males Yamhill County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 19,876
  • One, attached: 1,258
  • Two: 969
  • 3 or 4: 942
  • 5 to 9: 1,008
  • 10 to 19: 531
  • 20 or more: 1,323
  • Mobile homes: 4,199
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 164

Housing units in Yamhill County with a mortgage: 10,381 (1,429 second mortgage, 1,517 home equity loan, 40 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,120

Here:

76.9% with mortgage
State:

74.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Yamhill County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,22282
Catholic11,2746
Other4,59320
Mainline Protestant3,31417
None65,790-
Yamhill County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 18
Yamhill County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
This county:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Yamhill County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 67
This county:

6.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Yamhill County:

7.3%
Oregon:

7.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Yamhill County:

24.5%
State:

25.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.3%
State:

14.2%

Agriculture in Yamhill County:

Average size of farms: 84 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $89,548
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1635.82
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 51.37%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 17.57%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $67,254
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 53.54%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 22.01%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $58,874
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.44%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.44
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 31.42%
All wheat for grain: 10280 harvested acres
Vegetables: 6,647 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 14,703 acres

Earthquake activity:

Yamhill County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oregon state average. It is 186% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 143.9 miles away from Yamhill County center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 132.3 miles away from the county center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 334.8 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 150.5 miles away from the county center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 268.4 miles away from Yamhill County center
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 290.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Oregon Severe Winter Storms, Straight-line Winds, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 06, 2015 to December 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4258: February 17, 2016, FEMA Id: 4258, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood, Wind
  • Oregon Severe Winter Storm, Record and Near Record Snow, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 13, 2008 to December 26, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1824: March 02, 2009, FEMA Id: 1824, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Snow
  • Oregon Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 01, 2007 to December 17, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1733: December 08, 2007, FEMA Id: 1733, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Oregon Severe Winter Storm and Flooding, Incident Period: December 14, 2006 to December 15, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1683: February 22, 2007, FEMA Id: 1683, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Oregon Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 18, 2005 to January 21, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1632: March 20, 2006, FEMA Id: 1632, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Oregon Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3228: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3228, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Oregon Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 26, 2003 to January 14, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1510: February 19, 2004, FEMA Id: 1510, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Oregon Severe Storms/High Winds, Incident Period: December 10, 1996 to December 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1107: March 19, 1996, FEMA Id: 1107, Natural disaster type: Storm, Wind
  • Oregon Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 04, 1996 to February 21, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1099: February 09, 1996, FEMA Id: 1099, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Oregon Earthquake, Incident Period: March 25, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-985: April 26, 1993, FEMA Id: 985, Natural disaster type: Earthquake
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Yamhill County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (71%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • Korea (2%)
  • Guatemala (2%)
  • United Kingdom (2%)
  • Philippines (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Yamhill County (%):

  • German (20%)
  • English (11%)
  • United States or American (9%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • Norwegian (4%)
  • Scottish (3%)
  • Swedish (2%)

Yamhill County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 29,047 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 5,329 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 148 (0%)
  • Railroad: 2 (0%)
  • Taxi: 19 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 43 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 306 (1%)
  • Walked: 1,681 (4%)
  • Other means: 200 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,813 (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Yamhill County, Oregon in 2000:

  • 1,991 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 1,884 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 657 people in nursing homes
  • 245 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 100 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 60 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 49 people in religious group quarters
  • 29 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in other group homes

People in group quarters in Yamhill County, Oregon in 2010:

  • 2,245 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,564 people in federal prisons
  • 427 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 380 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 231 people in federal detention centers
  • 197 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 156 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 134 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 55 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 32 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 24 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 16 people in correctional residential facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $54,633.

6.33% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,500 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
Oregon average:

7.22%


0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($374 average AGI)
Yamhill County:

0.06%
Oregon average:

0.04%

4.04% relocated from other counties in Oregon ($23,627 average AGI)
2.24% relocated from other states ($16,499 average AGI)
Yamhill County:

2.24%
Oregon average:

3.49%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Washington County, OR  1.36% ($45,250 average AGI)
from Marion County, OR  0.49% ($33,277)
from Multnomah County, OR  0.44% ($35,014)
from Polk County, OR  0.36% ($34,076)
from Clackamas County, OR  0.36% ($41,179)
from Lincoln County, OR  0.11% ($28,622)
from Benton County, OR  0.11% ($22,629)


6.36% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,943 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
Oregon average:

6.82%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($150 average AGI)
Yamhill County:

0.04%
Oregon average:

0.06%

4.18% relocated to other counties in Oregon ($22,667 average AGI)
2.13% relocated to other states ($14,126 average AGI)
Yamhill County:

2.13%
Oregon average:

3.06%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Washington County, OR  1.40% ($37,538 average AGI)
to Marion County, OR  0.60% ($33,831)
to Multnomah County, OR  0.54% ($32,705)
to Polk County, OR  0.41% ($27,276)
to Clackamas County, OR  0.39% ($35,339)
to Deschutes County, OR  0.13% ($29,591)
to Clark County, WA  0.13% ($40,659)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.3

Births per 1000 population in Yamhill County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Yamhill County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Yamhill County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Yamhill County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Yamhill County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 13,266 (11,488 aged, 1,778 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,706 (11%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Yamhill County, Oregon in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (844)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (799)
  • Unspecified dementia (534)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (471)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (460)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (445)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (344)
  • Congestive heart failure (241)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (223)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (221)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.2
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,737
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 114
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 35,940

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,308
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 875
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 34
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 77

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 128.8. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 67.6
  • Poisoning - 37.0
  • Other - 24.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 93,732
  • In family households: 80,967 (17,998 male householders, 7,022 female householders)
    19,432 spouses, 28,239 children (25,699 natural, 862 adopted, 1,678 stepchildren), 1,950 grandchildren, 814 brothers or sisters, 731 parents, 1,209 other relatives, 2,838 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 12,765 (4,392 male householders (3,129 living alone)), 5,314 female householders (4,398 living alone)), 3,059 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 5,461 (2,412 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 10,624 2-persons, 5,296 3-persons, 4,797 4-persons, 2,508 5-persons, 1,075 6-persons, 720 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,527 1-person, 1,696 2-persons, 272 3-persons, 113 4-persons, 55 5-persons, 25 6-persons, 18 7-or-more-persons.

16,327 married couples with children.
4,471 single-parent households (1,231 men, 3,240 women).

88.8% of residents of Yamhill County speak English at home.
9.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (45% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 24% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (69% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $384,493,000 ($4,238 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $23,394,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $182,928,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $82,067,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,340,000
Federal grants: $58,952,000
Federal procurement contracts: $21,571,000 ($8,307,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $36,635,000 ($4,492,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $43,220,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $73,608,000
Federal Government insurance: $133,607,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 6,107
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

65 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,680
Here:

40 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,764
Here:

+19 per 1000 residents
State:

+20 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +3,189
Here:

+35 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Yamhill County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 10.87 millions of gallons per day (33% from ground, 67% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.0

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 444
  • 2010 to 2013: 841
  • 2000 to 2009: 6,231
  • 1990 to 1999: 7,337
  • 1980 to 1989: 4,376
  • 1970 to 1979: 7,586
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,211
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,576
  • 1940 to 1949: 2,203
  • 1939 or earlier: 5,171
Note: State values scaled to Yamhill population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Yamhill County, Oregon
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Yamhill County population
  • 1 room: 52
  • 2 rooms: 249
  • 3 rooms: 747
  • 4 rooms: 1,422
  • 5 rooms: 3,686
  • 6 rooms: 5,388
  • 7 rooms: 3,837
  • 8 rooms: 2,397
  • 9+ rooms: 2,211
  • 1 room: 205
  • 2 rooms: 760
  • 3 rooms: 1,326
  • 4 rooms: 2,603
  • 5 rooms: 1,899
  • 6 rooms: 1,071
  • 7 rooms: 506
  • 8 rooms: 239
  • 9+ rooms: 134
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Yamhill County, Oregon
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Yamhill County population
  • no bedroom: 122
  • 1 bedroom: 570
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,474
  • 3 bedrooms: 11,673
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,318
  • 5+ bedrooms: 832
  • no bedroom: 282
  • 1 bedroom: 1,921
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,881
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,139
  • 4 bedrooms: 386
  • 5+ bedrooms: 134
Cars and other vehicles available in Yamhill County, Oregon in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Yamhill County population
  • no vehicle: 438
  • 1 vehicle: 4,055
  • 2 vehicles: 9,332
  • 3 vehicles: 4,378
  • 4 vehicles: 1,221
  • 5+ vehicles: 565
  • no vehicle: 953
  • 1 vehicle: 3,576
  • 2 vehicles: 2,880
  • 3 vehicles: 1,054
  • 4 vehicles: 165
  • 5+ vehicles: 115

49% of Yamhill County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 48% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 61% lived in Oregon.

Yamhill County:

48.7%
State average:

48.0%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 42,053
  • Northeast: 2,256
  • Midwest: 8,931
  • South: 4,512
  • West: 20,247

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $152,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Yamhill County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (61.6%)
  • Utility gas (20.4%)
  • Wood (9.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.1%)
  • Other fuel (0.8%)
  • Electricity (78.6%)
  • Utility gas (12.5%)
  • Wood (4.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 905
Here:

8.7%
Oregon:

9.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 391
Here:

7.5%
Oregon:

7.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,907
Here:

60.8%
Oregon:

16.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Yamhill County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,410,000
    General - Other: $2,204,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $14,367,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,322,000
    Regular Highways: $6,993,000
    Police Protection: $4,694,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,395,000
    General - Other: $2,831,000
    Financial Administration: $2,378,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,254,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,117,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,544,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $888,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $470,000
    Parks and Recreation: $216,000
    Sewerage: $45,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,285,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $168,000
    General - Other: $53,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $184,000
    Financial Administration: $131,000
    General - Other: $123,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $17,460,000

Yamhill County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $11,509,000
    Solid Waste Management: $820,000
    Regular Highways: $621,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $225,000
    Sewerage: $47,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Natural Resources: $46,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,432,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $584,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $478,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $7,755,000
    Health and Hospitals: $6,599,000
    Highways: $5,348,000
    Public Welfare: $484,000
    General Local Government Support: $241,000
    Education: $165,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,422,000
    Other License: $1,327,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $195,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $68,000

Yamhill County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $45,900,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $28,400,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $17,600,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,545,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,335,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $210,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $100,000

Yamhill County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,991,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $45,900,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,090
  • Number of aged recipients: 117
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 973
  • Number of recipients under 18: 182
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 722
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 186
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 427
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 475
Yamhill County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Yamhill County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 14 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED429$208,084315$253,9712,575$213,40660$122,80011$926,091166$236,681155$175,897
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED30$183,90041$201,146245$220,46922$101,9550$018$120,00025$80,880
APPLICATIONS DENIED119$216,261101$219,505983$232,53780$129,2752$1,075,00079$153,00091$139,121
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN84$199,94064$215,750718$226,34020$187,2501$1,440,00040$142,75042$203,762
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS12$199,33310$252,700122$232,8036$112,8330$06$153,50016$93,500
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 14 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED35$229,77143$237,5121$257,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$236,76928$261,3931$121,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$294,9007$219,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$07$303,5711$399,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$315,0000$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Yamhill County, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John46175.8 years
William31476.9 years
Robert31174.0 years
Mary29679.9 years
James28473.1 years
George25679.1 years
Charles25076.6 years
Ruth18483.3 years
Helen17281.2 years
Dorothy16979.4 years
Most common last names in Yamhill County, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith22277.2 years
Johnson18877.9 years
Miller11377.5 years
Williams11379.0 years
Brown9677.7 years
Jones9477.7 years
Anderson9078.4 years
Davis7680.0 years
Wilson7478.5 years
Nelson6776.4 years
Businesses in Yamhill County, OR
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1MasterBrand Cabinets8
AT&T1Maurices1
Ace Hardware1Mazda1
Albertsons1McDonald's3
Arby's1Motel 61
AutoZone2Nike3
Best Western2Nissan1
Blockbuster3Panda Express1
Burger King2Payless1
Carl\s Jr.1Pier 1 Imports1
Chevrolet2Pizza Hut1
Circle K6Popeyes1
Cold Stone Creamery1Quiznos2
Comfort Inn1RadioShack2
Cricket Wireless2Rite Aid2
Curves2Ruby Tuesday1
DHL2SAS Shoes1
Dairy Queen3Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Sprint Nextel1
Famous Footwear1Staples1
Fashion Bug1Starbucks2
FedEx7Subaru1
Ford2Subway5
GNC1T-Mobile1
GameStop1Taco Bell2
Goodwill1Toyota1
H&R Block4Travelodge1
Honda1True Value2
JCPenney1U-Haul4
Jack In The Box1UPS6
Jones New York2Verizon Wireless1
KFC1Volkswagen1
Kroger2Vons2
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens2
Lane Furniture3Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's2
Lowe's1

Yamhill County on our top lists:

  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"